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What is machine learning?

January 16, 2017

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In this fascinating animation from Oxford Sparks, we take a look at how statistics and computer science can be used to make machines that learn for themselves, without being explicitly programmed.

Machine learning is a burgeoning breed of artificial intelligence (AI), and it’s all around us already; on our phones, powering social networks, helping the police and doctors, scientists and mayors. But how does it work? Enjoy the video below, and visit Oxford Sparks to discover more science and research from Oxford University.

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